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Rhodesia's Ex-Prime Minister Ian Smith Dead at 88

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Rhodesia's Ex-Prime Minister Ian Smith Dead at 88

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Rhodesia's Ex-Prime Minister Ian Smith Dead at 88

Rhodesia's Ex-Prime Minister Ian Smith Dead at 88

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Ian Smith, Rhodesia's last white prime minister whose attempts to resist black rule dragged the country now known as Zimbabwe into isolation and civil war, died after suffering a stroke. He was 88. Smith died at a clinic near Cape Town, South Africa, where he spent his final years with his family.

Angus Shaw, an Associated Press reporter in Harare, speaks with Renee Montagne.